There are 6 ways to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Carmel by plane, subway, train, bus or car

Select an option below to see step-by-step directions and to compare ticket prices and travel times in Rome2rio's travel planner.

Recommended option

Fly from Chicago O'Hare  •  1 h 38 min

  1. Fly from Chicago O'Hare (ORD) to Indianapolis (IND) ORD - IND

$157 - $319

Cheapest option

Megabus  •  7 h 50 min

  1. Take the Megabus from Chicago to Indianapolis

$49 - $75

4 alternative options

Subway to Chicago Midway, fly  •  3 h 49 min

  1. Take the subway from O'Hare to Washington-Blue
  2. Fly from Chicago Midway (MDW) to Indianapolis (IND) MDW - IND

$174 - $378

Train  •  7 h 20 min

  1. Take the train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Indianapolis Amtrak Hoosier State / ...

$87 - $165

Bus  •  9 h 21 min

  1. Take the bus from Chicago, IL to Indianapolis, IN 8856 / ...

Drive  •  3 h 22 min

  1. Drive from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Carmel 200 miles

$19 - $29

Questions & Answers

The cheapest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Carmel is to drive which costs $19 - $29 and takes 3 h 22 min.

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The quickest way to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Carmel is to fly which costs $150 - $320 and takes 1 h 38 min.

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The distance between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) and Carmel is 168 miles. The road distance is 200 miles.

Get driving directions

It takes approximately 1 h 38 min to get from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Carmel, including transfers.

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What companies run services between Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD), USA and Carmel, IN, USA?

American Airlines, United Airlines and Aer Lingus fly from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Carmel hourly. Alternatively, Amtrak operates a train from Chicago O'Hare Airport (ORD) to Carmel once daily. Tickets cost $40 - $100 and the journey takes 4 h 54 min.

Airlines
American Airlines
Website
aa.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 1 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$65 - $420
United Airlines
Website
united.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 9 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$85 - $420
Southwest Airlines
Website
southwest.com
Flights from Chicago Midway to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
52 min
When
Every day
Estimated price
$100 - $490
Aer Lingus
Website
aerlingus.com
Flights from Chicago O'Hare to Indianapolis
Ave. Duration
1 h 5 min
When
Saturday
Estimated price
$55 - $290
Train operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Train from Chicago Union Station Amtrak to Indianapolis Amtrak
Ave. Duration
4 h 54 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
$40 - $100
Website
amtrak.com
Coach Seat
$40 - $60
Flexi Coach Seat
$70 - $110
Business Coach Seat
$70 - $100
Room
$200 - $280
Bus operators
Amtrak

Amtrak is a rail service that connects the US and three Canadian provinces. Covering 21,000 route miles (34,000km) Amtrak operates more than 300 trains daily. These medium and long distance intercity services operate at speeds of up to 240km/h, to more than 500 destinations. Founded in 1971, it is based in Washington, D.C. and offers four classes of travel: First Class, Sleeper, Business and Coach. Ticket fares are divided into five subclasses: Saver, Value, Flexible, Business and Premium. Amtrak trains are known for their wide seats, plug-in power, big windows and storage capabilities.

Rome2rio's guide to Amtrak
Contact Details
Phone
+1 1-800-872-7245
Website
amtrak.com
Bus from Chicago, IL to Indianapolis, IN
Ave. Duration
5 h 20 min
Frequency
Twice daily
Website
amtrak.com

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